Category Archives: thoughts

The ministry of truth  where  lies are strong

The ministry of truth   is growing strong Wanting to  persuade us of their lies Now they’re selling flags  so we’ll belong   See   the right  MPs  in  cruel gangs They  do it all before our broken eyes The ministry of … Continue reading

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My joints are  crackling,  roast me   in tin foil

My  knee joints  crackle when I  stand up tall Bit by  bit the cartlilege has gone The  disablement attracts , the people  call Noone now will ask me to a Ball I  liked to dance but my desire is done … Continue reading

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He ate my  buttered toast like it was prey

He kissed my hand,I knew what was afoot He followed me on Facebook every day I get these butterflies inside my gut I never fall in love with porn or smut Or men who ask me out and make me … Continue reading

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Many coloured love  brings a rebirth

Oh, to be  hermit when life bites  loss of love, a failure of the heart When all we get are answers full of spite Retaliation, shatters  or  incites More evil words released in  vicious  spurts Oh, to be a hermit … Continue reading

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Till she enters carrying her head

My washing will not dry  laid on the hedge But I  stay here nurturing a grudge I rarely feel one so I must retain The nasty  feeling  and the horrid pain Yet since it hurts me,I must be a fool … Continue reading

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The vertical absurdity of words

See children’s hearts lie flattened  on the floor Like empty tins squashed down ,recycled, tossed Raised  up  are the weapons  of  the State Wish to  strike down  infants, what’s the cost? This child was the third one, that’s been banned … Continue reading

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Spots of British fun and gun

I realised that the list of names rhymed  and had metre so I wrote this poem   Afghanistan, Iraq,Iran Can “Democracy” be “forced” on them Somalia,Yemen,Pakistan The war on “others”,rights of Man The  grief of  infants, war goes on Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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I wonder now if this was sacrilege

Note to readers I realise now what made me write this.I was recalling a viaduct where the railway crosses the River Kent  and the train then goes to Carlisle.From  this side  one can see the mountains of the Lake District.That … Continue reading

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Tips for poets

https://www.writersdigest.com/writing-articles/20-best-tips-poets   Extracts 1. The second thing I’d say is you must read old stuff. Dante, Herrick, Donne, Pope, Dickinson…Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore. Read voraciously! And read aloud.” – Aaron Belz, author of Glitter Bomb” 2. “Always be writing … Continue reading

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Shall I my life of evil start?

When true love’s gone and doom hangs over head When life runs  like a river to the sea Then shall I take new lovers to my bed And with their carnal touch consoled be? When my love lies and  breaks … Continue reading

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